For courses in U.S. or American History Since 1945. More concise, livelier, and broader in coverage than other similar texts, this popular overview of American life since 1945 offers a clearly-written, authoritative interpretive narrative that pays special attention to major trends in foreign policy, mass culture, social history, gender, politics, civil rights, economics, and political culture. Organized both chronologically and topically, it provides balanced insights and demonstrates the ways in which different kinds of history blend together, and also provides a broad view of "politics."
Norman and Emily Rosenberg are DeWitt Wallace Professors of History at Macalester College and have researched and published widely in twentieth century American history.
1. The World's Superpower. 2. Postwar Readjustments, 1946-1953. 3. Eisenhower Republicanism. 4. Life During the 1950s. 5. The Promise and Perils of the 1960s. 6. Polarization and the Search for Empowerment. 7. Times of Turmoil: The 1970s. 8. An Oversized Society: Life during the 1960s and 1970s. 9. A Conservative Turn, 1980-1992. 10. New Democrats, A New Economy, and New Americans. Index.
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